Fast Ferries: Ferries, Tickets & Info

General info

Fast Ferries is a Greek ferry company established in 1989 and based in Piraeus. It mainly serves ferry connections between Athens and the islands of the Northern Cyclades and Crete, offering high-end amenities.

Fast Ferries ferry routes

Fast Ferries serves ferry routes to the islands of the Northern Cyclades and, more specifically, to Andros, Tinos, Mykonos, Paros, and Naxos. Fast Ferries ferries travel daily to these islands from the port of Rafina with over 3 departures a day.

A few indicative ferry routes served by Fast Ferries are:

  • Rafina (Athens) - Mykonos
  • Mykonos - Santorini
  • Rafina (Athens) - Andros
  • Rafina (Athens) - Tinos

In the summer season, Fast Ferries also operates daily routes from the port Piraeus to the Cyclades, including Syros and Ios, and to Heraklion in Crete.

Fast Ferries fleet & ships

The fleet of Fast Ferries consists of 3 conventional ferries: Fast Ferries Andros, Aikaterini P., Theologos P., and the high-speed vessel Thunder.

Fast Ferries discounts & offers

The ferry company Fast Ferries offers special discounts for specific passenger categories, including:

  • Children (6-10 years)
  • Students (Greek univerisities)
  • Large families
  • People with disabilities and accompanying persons

Note: infants up to 5 years old travel for free.

At the same time, the company often promotes limited-time offers for certain routes.

By planning your trip on Ferryhopper, you can find all available offers and discounts, and book ferry tickets with Fast Ferries at no extra cost.

Fast Ferries special amenities & facilities

All the company's ferries have services and facilities for passengers, such as shops, airplane seats and car decks for vehicle transportation.

Moreover, Fast Ferries vessels have specially designed areas and infrastructure for people with disabilities.

Pets are welcome on Fast Ferries ships, but are not allowed in internal areas. The are special on-board areas for pet acccommodation and hygiene. When moving around the deck, pets should always be accompanied, and wear a muzzle and a leash.

Luggage allowance

There is no restriction on the number, size and weight of luggage allowed onboard.

Vessel 4 vessels
Destinations 9 destinations
Traveler 13k ferryhoppers

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Discounts

Adult (full fare)
Full fare with no discount
Child (5-10)
Discount for children aged 5-10 years
Infant
Discount for infants
Student (Greek university)
Discount for students of Greek universities
Three-children family (Greek citizens)
Discount for families with 3 children (Greek certificate required)
Large Family (Greek citizens)
Discount for families with 4+ children (Greek certificate required)
Person with disability
Discount for people with disabilities
Greek Armed Forces personnel
Discount for members of the Greek Armed Forces
Greek university exams participant
Discount for participants in the 2024 national university admissions exams in Greece

Ferries - Fast Ferries

Theologos P
Vessel type: Open deck Length: 118m
Passenger capacity: 1200 Vehicle capacity: 300
Onboard facilities
Wi-Fi is available on board (charges may apply) The ferry does not have a restaurant Snacks and beverages are available for purchase Pets are allowed to travel on the ferry
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Ekaterini P
Vessel type: Open deck Length: 121m
Passenger capacity: 1200 Vehicle capacity: 220
Onboard facilities
Wi-Fi is available on board (charges may apply) The ferry does not have a restaurant Snacks and beverages are available for purchase Pets are allowed to travel on the ferry
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Fast Ferries Andros
Vessel type: Open deck Length: 115m
Passenger capacity: 1200 Vehicle capacity: 280
Onboard facilities
Wi-Fi is available on board (charges may apply) The ferry does not have a restaurant Snacks and beverages are available for purchase Pets are allowed to travel on the ferry
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Thunder
Vessel type: Catamaran Length: 87m
Passenger capacity: 1100 Vehicle capacity: 215
Onboard facilities
Wi-Fi is available on board (charges may apply) The ferry does not have a restaurant Snacks and beverages are available for purchase Pets are allowed to travel on the ferry
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Terms & cancellation policy

GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS

PASSENGER LIST:

According to E.U. Directive 98/41, it is obligatory, for safety reasons, that a passenger list be issued for every voyage. For this reason the passenger’s name is printed on the ticket. More specifically, the list must contain the following: The passenger’s first and last name, the sex: male/female, the age: adult/child/infant and a telephone number for the exclusive purpose of notifying the passenger in case of delay, cancellation or frustration of the voyage. In addition to the above, persons in need of special care should be reported at the travel agency issuing the tickets. The issue of tickets on board the vessel is prohibited and consequently, in order to avoid unnecessary discomfort, the passengers must duly proceed with the reservations and the issuance of tickets. Children up to 4 years old: the issuance of a ticket with zero cost is obligatory.

BOARDING PROCEDURE: 

According to law 3709/2008 passengers are required to board the vessel half an hour prior to the scheduled time of departure and to bring their vehicles to the waiting area 1 hour prior to the departure.

TIME OF ISSUE TICKETS:

Tickets must be issued within the deadline which is set on the date of the reservation. The passengers are informed about the deadline by their travel agent. If the ticket is not issued within the deadline, the reservation is automatically cancelled.

OPEN DATE TICKETS:

Open date tickets are valid for 1 year and such tickets are not accepted for boarding. It is necessary that the initial ticket be replaced with a new ticket before boarding. If, until the date of travel, the fare has been increased, owners of such tickets must pay the difference.

CANCELLATION OF TICKETS AND RETURN OF FARE:

From the date of issue of the ticket until 8 days before the scheduled time of departure: Tickets can be cancelled without cancellation penalties if the whole body of the ticket is returned or they can be converted to open date tickets. From 7 days up until the scheduled time of departure: Tickets can be cancelled with a cancellation penalty of 50% as long as the whole body of the ticket is returned or alternatively, they can be converted to open date tickets. After departure: Tickets cannot be cancelled, cannot be converted to open date, and no change of date is possible. Tickets can only be cancelled by the travel agents by which they were issued; they cannot be cancelled by phone. Persons wishing to cancel a ticket must deliver it to the agency that has issued it.

DELAY OR CANCELLATION OF TRIP DUE TO BAD WEATHER CONDITIONS:

Passengers and their vehicles can board the vessel without changing their tickets.

CANCELLATION: Tickets for the cancelled voyage are not valid for embarkation and must be changed for the next scheduled departure where there is availability, by replacing the ticket.In case the voyage is delayed or cancelled, passengers are kindly requested to contact the offices of the company in order to be informed about the new time of departure of the vessel.

LOSS OF TICKET:

In case of loss of a ticket, the passenger must buy a new ticket in order to travel. The passenger must then notify the company about the loss in writing stating the date of travel, the itinerary, the number of the lost ticket, the number of the new ticket which is purchased and a photocopy of the latter. If it results from the company’s archives that the lost ticket has not been used within a period of one year after the date of travel, the company shall issue a ticket for this itinerary without any additional fare charge. You can find all the data regarding a lost ticket at the company’s central offices. The statement of loss of ticket shall be submitted to the company’s offices, 10, Skouze str., Piraeus, or it shall be sent by fax to +30 210 4281064 or by e-mail info@fastferries.com.gr.

ITINERARIES:

The company shall make every possible effort to deliver all its scheduled itineraries. However, it reserves the right to make alterations to the above, if this becomes necessary.

TICKET CONTROL ON VESSELS:

We kindly request that the tickets of passengers and vehicles as well as the reduced fare tickets be issued correctly in order to avoid any discomfort. The Purser Officers carry out ticket controls upon boarding and during the voyage. Upon such controls, passengers are required to present their tickets as well as any documents which entitle them to a reduced fare ticket.

LUGGAGE:

The bearer of a standard ticket is entitled to carry on board luggage up to 50 kilograms or up to 1 cubic meter for free. Luggage must be stored in specially designated parts of the vessel according to the crew’s instructions. Luggage must not contain valuables. Valuables can be handed for safekeeping to the Officers in charge.

PERSONS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS:

Our vessels have specially designated areas for the best service of passengers with special needs. For this, prompt reservation is necessary.

PETS:

Vessels have special areas for the accommodation of pets. For sanitary reasons pets are not allowed in the bars, restaurants and internal areas of the vessel. If they are moving (always accompanied and wearing a leash) they must obligatorily wear a muzzle. Passengers travelling with a pet must always carry with them a recently updated health book of the pet and are responsible for the caretaking, the safety and the hygiene of the pet. The vessel has a special area for the daily hygiene of the pets. Unaccompanied pets shall not be accepted on board.

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

For safety reasons, all passengers and items which they bring on board may be checked. Persons who refuse to comply shall not be allowed on board and they shall be reported to the local port authorities. Passengers must present to the authorized personnel of the vessel their ticket, passport, identity card or other valid travel documents. The company reserves the right to refuse boarding if the passenger does not carry the required travel documents and if he cannot prove his identity beyond any doubt. After boarding, disembarkation is not permitted without permission of the ship’s officers in charge. In case that a passenger wishes to cancel his trip after having boarded the vessel, he must carry his luggage and, if possible, his vehicle, out of the vessel. If you carry a gun, we kindly request that you declare it upon your embarkation.

CANCELLATION POLICIES

OPEN DATE TICKETS:
Open date tickets are valid for 1 year and such tickets are not accepted for boarding. It is necessary that the initial ticket be replaced with a new ticket before boarding. If, until the date of travel, the fare has been increased, owners of such tickets must pay the difference.

CANCELLATION OF TICKETS AND RETURN OF FARE:
From the date of issue of the ticket until 8 days before the scheduled time of departure: Tickets can be cancelled without cancellation penalties if the whole body of the ticket is returned or they can be converted to open date tickets. From 7 days up until the scheduled time of departure: Tickets can be cancelled with a cancellation penalty of 50% as long as the whole body of the ticket is returned or alternatively, they can be converted to open date tickets. After departure: Tickets cannot be cancelled, cannot be converted to open date, and no change of date is possible. Tickets can only be cancelled by the travel agents by which they were issued; they cannot be cancelled by phone. Persons wishing to cancel a ticket must deliver it to the agency that has issued it.